Beat up Black Swallowtail???

rsingley(z6a NJ)August 29, 2010

I'm assuming this is a pretty beat up black swallowtail nectaring off a cardinalflower... Is my assumption correct?

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Aww, it sure is beat up, poor thing. It looks like a Spicebush Swallowtail to me.

    Bookmark   August 29, 2010 at 2:54PM
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runmede(7a Virginia)

It's a male spicebush, they love the red cardinal flower.

    Bookmark   August 29, 2010 at 6:25PM
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